Lenovo, Moto G5 Plus: At the MWC2017 Moto owned by Lenovo launched its two upgraded version of the Moto G series. It announced the launch of Moto G5 Plus by the mid of March on 15. It has started sending media invitation for an event in India on March 15, 2017 for the new Delhi event, where the company is set to unveil the Moto G5 Plus.

The compay is all set to launch the G5 plus for the Indian customer from New Delhi. There is no confirmation  on the G5 Mobile launch on the same date event. Even last year Moto launched first G5 Plus and later G4.

The new Lenovo Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus have refresh design, it has a metal chassis and a circular camera frame at the back. Specifications also see a bump in many departments, The price stays in the Mid segment range at around 20,000.


Moto G5 starts at EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 14,000) for the 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage.

Moto G5 Plus has been priced at $229 (roughly Rs. 15,300) for the 2GB of RAM with 32GB Moto G5 Plus has been priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 19,700) for the 3GB of RAM with 32GB storage variant.

Moto G5 Plus, with 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage variant of the Moto G5 Plus has not been announced as of now.


Both G5 and G5 Plus features fingerprint scanners at the front underneath the Home Button.

Google Assistant

The highlight of the devices is the integration of  Google Assistant, a feature first exclusive only to the Pixel devices.

Both the smartphones come with Motorola exclusive features such as Moto Display, Actions, twist gesture, and a One Button Nav mode that lets users navigate the interface with swipes on the fingerprint scanner, which would be useful as a one-handed mode on the larger G5 Plus. Also, the duo runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Moto G5 specifications

Moto G5 features a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display;  

It is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 430 processor; 2GB or 3GB of RAM; 16GB or 32GB of inbuilt storage;

Memory can be expanded further via a microSD card slot to up to 128GB

It has 2800mAh removable battery with support for fast charging.

As for optics, the Moto G5 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-LED flash, and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front camera for selfies.

Moto G5 Plus specifications

Moto G5 Plus, it features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display;

It is powered by the 2GHz Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor;

It has 2GB, 3GB, and 4GB RAM models depending on the region; either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage; with the option to expand further via a microSD card slot (up to 128GB).

The Moto G5 Plus sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual autofocus, 4K video recording, f/1.7 aperture, and dual-LED flash.

The Moto G5 Plus packs a 3000mAh non-removable battery with TurboPower charging that claims to give you six hours' worth of battery life in just 15 minutes.

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